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United States Patent D479,392
Hillyer September 9, 2003

Footwear upper portion


I claim the ornamental design for a footwear upper portion, as shown and described.
Inventors: Hillyer; Chris (Boulder, CO)
Assignee: Salomon S.A. (Metz-Tessy, FR)
Appl. No.: D/161,787
Filed: June 5, 2002

Current U.S. Class: D2/972
Current International Class: 0299
Field of Search: D2/896,902,907,943,944,946,969,972-974 36/45,50.1,77M,77R,83,88,113,114,126-130

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D294998 April 1988 Brown et al.
D296262 June 1988 Brown et al.
D355756 February 1995 Vestuti
D401755 December 1998 Zinovieff
D435336 December 2000 Barret et al.
D451269 December 2001 Burt
D452068 December 2001 Laberge et al.
D458741 June 2002 Rogers
D468898 January 2003 Wilson
Primary Examiner: Simone; Dominic
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a footwear upper portion, seen from the front and right side thereof, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the footwear upper portion of my design, seen from the rear and right side thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof.

The broken line showing of the sole and other parts of the footwear upper portion is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

The unstippled right side of the footwear upper portion and the stippled left side of the footwear upper portion is indicative of a difference in contrast and/or color.

Except for the aforementioned difference in contrast and/or color, the left side view is substantially a mirror image of the right side.

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